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ZEK’s Deborah Housen-Couriel to Speak at Cybertech Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel on Current Issues in Internet Governance

On January 26, 2016, ZEK’s Deborah Housen-Couriel will be speaking at the upcoming Cybertech conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, as part of a panel on international cooperation in cyberspace entitled, “The Future of the MultiStakeholder Model – Sharing Responsibility”.  Deborah will be presenting on current issues in internet governance, with the topic of her presentation being “Moving the Needle on Internet Governance: Is a Multi-Stakeholder Model Optimal?”

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Deborah Housen-Couriel is Special Counsel to ZEK’s New York and Tel Aviv offices, and a member of its Cybersecurity practice group.  Ms. Housen-Couriel is a Fellow at Tel Aviv University’s Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security, where she has been involved in the development of Israel’s national cybersecurity policy; a lead researcher at the Minerva Center at Haifa University’s Law Faculty; an Associate Researcher at the Herzliya Institute for Counter-Terrorism and a member of its Cyber Desk Review. She is a member of the CCDCOE International Group of Experts currently drafting the “Tallin 2” manual on state activity in cyberspace; and of the ILA Study Group on Cybersecurity, Terrorism and International Law. She served on the public committee of Israel’s National Cyber Bureau dealing with cybersecurity professions, and in 2010-11 co-chaired the National Cyber Initiative’s Policy and Regulation Committee. She has published research on aspects of the legal and policy aspects of Israeli and global cybersecurity.